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this broadcast is real time captioned by carrie o'brien. good morning. coming up next on eyewitness news -- a military jet crashes into a virginia neighborhood, the latest on the investigation into the fiery wreck. good morning. i'm meghan mccorkell. a city police officer, confronts a gun man during a double shooting. the latest on the investigation. good morning. i'm andrea fujii. hitting the roads for the holiday weekend despite high gas prices. how are drivers tweaking their trips to save money? that's just ahead. plus it is a beautiful week so far and as we start the easter weekend. so, will the sunshine come back today? meteorologist, tim williams has the answer in the first warning weather forecast. eyewitness news saturday morning is seconds away.
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good morning. welcome to eyewitness news saturday morning -- it is 6:01. i'm gigi barnett. >> i'm tim williams. the temperatures are in the 30s and 40s across the region. >> it's chilly. >> yeah. it is pretty cold out there. we have freeze warnings in effect because of the cold temperatures. we had the same start to the day the last three days. we shake it off nicely. we, it is breezy, the mid morning. but it is cold. most of this falling in the range, between 40 and 30. 30 at bwi marshall. the temperatures are starting already to -- basically rebound.
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we didn't bottom out as we that we may, but we have freeze warnings in affect for all of the areas in blue until 9:00 a.m. then fire watch, fire weather watches, i should say in affect for a. it is soul dry out there, anything that could spark a flame could generate a bigger problem. so, be on the look out for that. the temperatures going up to 60 degrees today. the completed first warning weather executive up. >> thank you, tim. this is what people are talking about this morning. a navy fighter air crashed into an apartment building. we have the latest. >> reporter: red tape marks the site where a hornet crashed into a apartment complex. crews worked through the night. this is the screen friday afternoon. the force of the impact shook the ground. >> we had an earthquake six months ago. i thought it was one of those
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again. i didn't expect a plane crash. i looked out the window. >> reporter: fighter yep had just taken off for a training flight. >> initial indications are that the aircraft suffered catastrophic mechanical malfunction. >> reporter: an eye witness saw this photo of the plane dumping fuel. officials are saying it could have been worse if the jet crash would all of the fuel on board. investigators will be here throughout the day trying to determine what caused the navy jet to go down. it could take weeks or months for an answer. the navy is collecting as many parts of the plane it can, for the investigation, including the cockpit. from the air you can see the damage. sev buildings in the complex are destroyed. >> i lost everything, i don't have renters insurance. >> renters worked together to save lives.
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>> we had people going back in for other people that evacuated their homes. >> reporter: seven people, including two pilots were taken to the hospital. one of the pilots is still there with minor injuries. drew levinson, eyewitness news. >> and the flames destroyed 40 units of the apartment. a maryland man learns his fate after plotting to bomb a military recruiting sentence. a judge sentenced martinez to 25 years behind bars. before his sentencing. the 22-year-old called his actions wrong. police caught martinez in a string when he placed what he thought was a bomb in front of a building that housed u.s. soldiers inside. city police are trying to find a group of people caught on tape beating and robbing a tourist. this is the video that was posted on-line. showing several people attacking a man last month. now, mesare using the same video to track the people down
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who are involved. investigators are saying that man was celebrating st. patrick's day. going took his hotel. >> he had every right to leave and get back to where she wanted to be safely. their behavior was criminal. he was revealed of his property after he was assaulted and other things were down to him disturbing to look at. >> and the man reportedly woke up the next day in his hotel. cut and cruised with little memory of the night before. police have received help from witnesses in the case. the search is on this morning for the gunman who opened fire on a busy baltimore street, leaving two people in the hospital this morning. meghan mccorkell has the story. >> reporter: good morning. it was a shootout in the middle of a day. a baltimore city police officer encountered a gun man opened
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fire on two men. now, police are trying to hunt the man down. it is a witness that is a madhouse. >> i heard the shouts. boom, boom, boom. >> reporter: a gunman standing on north avenue, opened fire on two men walking down the side walk. a police just around the corner hears the gunshots and rushes to the scene. >> the officer was in uniform and confronted the suspect. >> the officer fires on the suspects but they got away in a civil car. a eyewitness news crew captured this cell phone video moments after the shootout, place swarming the area. the two targets of the gunman shot. one of the shooting victims staggered over to this gas station parking lot and collapsed. chapter 13 is over the scenes a paramedics frantically work on the man. the other victim fell on the sidewalk. >> so, one gentlemen on the grown and there was a police officer attending to him.
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>> reporter: both men rushed to the hospital. now, a manhunt is on for the shooter and get way driver. >> if you have information on thesome or suspects were, contact police. >> reporter: a plead for answer as the neighborhood colleges up from this theirifying ordeal. police tell us they found the car that they believe is linked to the shooting. they will not say if it is the getaway car. meghan mccorkell, eyewitness news. >> there is no word this morning on the condition of the two victims. sad news now in the world of art of the sudden death of thomas kincade, he died yesterday of what appears to be natural causes at his home near san francisco. his scenes of cottages and landscapes hang inside of one out of every 20 american homes. he was 54 years old.
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we have waited. the first of three mega millions jackpot came forward, but not the mysterious ticket in maryland. >> now, the news that all of us have been waiting for. we have our winner. >> that winter is in kansas. and wants to remain anonymous. we will never know who they are. they will take their share of the record $656 million jackpot in a lump sum, 1 $10 million after taxes. the maryland lottery is saying if there is still no winter here despite a week's worth of rumors. a local charity is doing cleaning up this morning after alarming fire destroys a barn full of donations. it happened in westminster. a fire ripped through the barn. the blaze destroyed donations for the needy being stored in the barn. no word how it started, but no
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one was injured. if you thought local traffic was bad before, it is going to get worse for drivers. starting next friday, construction workers will shutdown the expressway near 29th street. our media partners at the "baltimore sun" report that the northbound and southbound closers will reduce traffic flow by 1/3 and the work could take a week to a month. if traffic does output you at a standstill, high gas prices might do the job. the price of a gallon of gas hit $4 in maryland and andrea fujii has more about how drivers are coping with the high prices. >> reporter: good morning. right now, maryland is just 5- cent as gallon away from hitting the state's all-time high and don't expect relief anytime soon. despite maryland gas prices averaging $4 a gallon, travelers are driving to their
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holiday destinations. but to save money, this family from new jersey is brown bagging it at a rest stop on the way to virginia. >> it is about $55 now it used to cost us $30 to fill up. it's getting harder to keep up. >> reporter: another new jersey native took a smaller car on his trip to north carolina to save gas. >> just under $4 in new jersey. pretty expensive. actually, pretty expensive, but if you got to go, you got to go. >> reporter: the national average is $3.93. it hit $4 in maryland on thursday. one year ago it was $3.69. >> this is the time when we see them creeping up, but fortunately, they have been creeping up all year. >> reporter: gas prices are expected to go higher as refineries switch to summer fuel blend. for drivers it is hard. >> it is crazy.
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>> ridiculous. i have a diesel. it is killing me. >> reporter: gas prices on the east coast are higher than the rest of the country. that is because of the threat of two oil refineries possibly shutting down in the northeast. reporting live, andrea fujii, eyewitness news. >> if your looking for the cheapest gas, i think that we all are in your neighborhood, go to wjz.com. well, gas may be high, but so is the excitement surrounding baltimore as the orioles start their regular season. ( screaming ). [ applause ] >> 45,000 people packed into camden yards to see the orioles take on the twins on opening day, yesterday. they didn't leave disappointed. the weather was perfect, thank you, gigi, but they took home a nice win also. the regular season is one day hold, but the orioles are undefeated. we like to hear that.
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>> yeah, with one game. we're 1-0. it was nice yesterday. it was clear, beautiful, but at some point the wind got me. yeah. if you were in the sun the wind was a delightful break, but even in the sun it could get brisk. the winds were from the northwest. the same wind responsible for the freeze warning in effect now. the same drill every night since, this is set morning. since thursday morning. thursday, friday, saturday, but setting there quietly, i'm going to call out gigi, whoever in this studio swiped ducky's orioles uniform. >> bring it back. >> bring back the duck's uniform. you know? it is, it was in the same spot, season after season with the ravens uniform. >> we know where you work. >> we will find you. gigi. i have a feeling that the lottery ticket will show up before the duck's uniform will, but we are looking for it.
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so, the fans that know the drill. when the orioles have home, ducky is dressed in the orioles uniform, but we cannot find it. 19 is the dew point. air is dry out there, 44%. the northwest wind at 5 miles per hour. high pressure in control of our forecast. temperatures around the date -- 32 in oakland. 12 in ocean city. 47 at the river. 12 in easton and 34 in washington, d.c. 39 in westminster. northwest winds are coming in and going to stay with us, pretty persistent for the remainder of the day, but up and down there is a small craft advisory going into effect as a result of the winds, around 1:00 it will be with us through the evening. milder air is going to move in and be with us through the week. the temperatures going up to 77 degrees tomorrow.
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now, our next rain maker is this system here. very strong system moved in the pacific northwest and it is moving across the dakotas, we will see the leading edge of this bail late tomorrow evening. the clouds will increase. the chance of rain will come on monday and tuesday. but it is pleasant until then. most of the leading edge of the rain is going evaporated as it makes its way in and a chance of showers by midweek. that is with us through the end of the week. the temperatures will also take a bit of a hit. sunrise at 6:42. a gorgeous moon. today, 65 degrees. going down tonight to 36. tomorrow, going up to around 77 degrees. gigi and 68 is the forecast high. then 65 on monday. 60, 56 and 60. for tuesday, wednesday and thursday. >> all right. tim. still to come on eyewitness news saturday morning -- ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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welcome back to eyewitness news saturday morning. april the 7th. we're taking a look at a gorgeous start to the day. albeit, a little bit chilly. full moon out still. a beautiful moon, if you have not had a chance to peak out your window. it is probably lighting up your neighborhood. a sunny day today. mostly sunny. the temperatures are going to reflect a nice bit of a warmup. there is the full moon that we were talking about behind the sun. it is dark, mostly sunny. breezy conditions. 60 degrees up to 65. then 36, breezy this evening and clear. and tomorrow, mostly sunny and breezy conditions after a nice day for your easter sunday.
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your five-day forecast first warning weather is coming up. >> thank you, tim. back to the other top stories of the morning. police make an arrest in a disturbing murder case in massachusetts, some of the details are graphic. an elderly man killed his wife, cutoff her arm and started gnawing on it. it couple's son discovered the scene and called police. now, the man's attorney is saying that the 79-year-old might not be fit to stand trial. >> he'll doesn't have a recognition of what is going on here. >> and the man is being held without bail pending a mental examination. new details and disappearance of a utah woman as a friend of josh powell recall as conversation that they had a few years ago. scott said that a mind shaft would be the best place to
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dispose of a body. this is a jeer before susan powell went missing. in february powell murdered his two stones and killed himself in a fire he set. police have searched for susan powell in two mind shafts. well, a tugboat cap sideses. the crew was trying to lift something with a crane when they visceral -- vessel tipped over. the three crew were not injured. police in gavin strength, texas, caught up with the dancing burglar. he was a sanitation thanks to this surveillance video. it shows him busting a move, so that speak, at the scene of a robbery. now students at a local high school identified the teacher. attorney.
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he was taken into custody. police had a sense of humor. >> we saw his moves and swag. we were dealing with a smooth criminal. the mother looked towards thesome, signature move, what is that that is my swag, momma. >> all right. charges are pending against the 16-year-old and two adults for taking fire extinguishers. no word on whether or not they used them. i know -- we cannot get through the story. they used it to put out the red hot dance moves. >> all that i here is -- daw, daw, daw -- >> yes. exactly. michael jackson. unbelievable. so, you are going to jail, they ask what you are in for. >> bust a move. >> yeah. coming up next on eyewitness news saturday morning -- ,,,,,, 3q
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well, temperatures going into the mid 60s today. 65 tomorrow and we will call that 77. 65 on monday. 65 on tuesday. and 56 and 60. with a chance of showers each day, monday through wednesday. when you say easter in baltimore, it means one thing, mary sue. their easter eggs have been a baltimore favorite for 60 years.
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>> as ron matz reports. it is the busiest time of the year. >> reporter: it is another busy day at mary sue. you might call it easter excitement. >> we don't keep count, but well in the millions. >> mary sue's famous eggs have been a baltimore tradition since 1948. >> easter is what mary sue is known for. we have been making easter eggs for 60 years now. >> reporter: the butter cream is the most popular. president barack obama's love affair with mary sue is in the sixth decade. >> how are you doing? >> i'm fine today. >> and carolyn has been decorating eggs for 11 years. >> what is this like? >> heaven almost. chocolate all day. [ laughter ] >> reporter: day in and dale out it is a chocolate lover's paradise. >> it is delicious. >> i know, i told you. >> messy and worth every
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calorie. this easter bunny is 70 pounds of chocolate. mary sue's recipe has not changed since day one. ron matz, eyewitness news. >> we know what you are wondering it. so, how did the company get its name. >> well, mary and sue were the daughters of one of the founders of the company. >> so, two names. >> mary and -- yeah. who knew. now we do. >> we know. coming up next on eyewitness news saturday morning -- ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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welcome back to eyewitness news saturday morning -- it is 6:30. i'm gigi barnett. >> i'm tim williams. the temperatures are in the 30s
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and 40s across the area. we're rebounding now. the sun is up here in an hour, but we are rebounding from cold lows. we had freeze warnings in affect for much of the area, but the horizon is bright. high pressure in control. bringing in very cold air from canada. so, it is south. the dew point is low. hardly any moisture in the atmosphere, sole no clouds. the clouds don't insulate us and don't allow for the heat. all of the heat is raising up and out. 32 in oakland. 37 only had shore. the freeze warning is in effect for the area in blue until 9:00 a.m. then the temperatures go up to 65 degrees today. the complete first warning weather seven-day forecast is coming up. >> thank you. now, here is what people are talking about this morning. rescue workers are searching for three people unaccounted for after a nicey fighter crashes into a virginia beach apartment building. drew levinson reports. >> reporter: red tape marks
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off the site where an f18 hornet crashed into a virginia beach apartment complex. crews worked through the night looking for the three people unaccounted for. this is the scene friday afternoon. the force of the impact shook the ground. >> we had an earthquake, what, six months ago? i thought it was one of those again. didn't expect a plane crash. i looked out the window. >> reporter: fighter jet had just taken off for a training flight. >> initial indications are that the aircraft suffered -- a catastrophic mechanical malfunction. >> reporter: an eyewitness snapped this photograph of the plane dumping fuel before it crashed. officials are saying that it could have been worse for the jet crashed with all of the few onboard. investigators will be here throughout the day trying to determine what caused the navy yep to go down. it could take weeks or months for an answer. the navy is collecting as many
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parts of the plane it can for the investigation. including the shatters remains of the cockpit. from the air, you can see the extent of the damage. several buildings at the complex are destroyed. >> i lost everything. we don't have renter infrastructure insurance. >> reporter: residents worked together to save lives. >> we had people going back in for other people that, that they had already evacuated their homes and wanted to help out. >> reporter: seven people, including the two pilots were taken to the hospital. one of the pilots is there with minor injuries. in virginia, drew levinson, eyewitness news. >> and the flames destroyed about 40 units of the apartment complex. a former california high school teenager is behind bars this morning accused of having sex with a suspect. james hooker sexually abused a 17-year-old student while he was teaching back in 1998. hooker first made headlines
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when he revealed his romantic relationship with another student on dr. phil. now the mother is fighting to keep him locked up. >> i'm elated, this is my contention all along. james hookser a predator. he abused his position of authority. >> reporter: 18-year-old powers left hooker after the charges were announced. he is in jail for $50,000 bail. in california, a rape victim is forced to spend time in juvenile hall to make sure that he testifies against her attacker. the judge made the decision, after the 17-year-old failed to appear at the previous court date. her attorneys are demanding that the court free the teen, but prosectors are trying to protect the public. >> it is a very dangerous man out there, we believe him to be a serial rapist. we are doing what we have to do. >> it's wrong. it is absolutely outrageous that this child is continuing to be treated like this.
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>> the teen will remain in custody until the next court date. five people are behind bars this morning charged with a very strange crime in china. detectives are saying that a 17- year-old boy sold a kidney on the black market to buy an iphone and ipad. now, the doctor is facing charges with four other people who helped in the procedure and who looked for donors on-line. some bad news in the world of art this morning after the death of thomas kincade. a family spokesperson is saying that he died of what appeared to be natural causes in him home near san francisco yesterday. scenes of cottages and landscapes are in 1 out of every 20 american homes. he was 54. a tourist is beaten and robbed in baltimore city. it is caught on camera. police are saying that serve people just stood by and watched. mike hellgren has more on the
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investigation and what residents are saying about the crime. >> reporter: the video shows a man being punched in the face in downtown baltimore. you can hear his head hit the pavement near the court house. instead of helping, people laughed. then the crowd strips him naked and takes his car keys, watch, money and iphone. it happened st. patrick's day. the victim was partying and opened up at his hotel, cut and bruised. >> he had every right to leave where he was and get back safely. their behavior was criminal, not only when he relieved of his property, but a lot of other things were down to him, that were disturbing to look at. we want to bring the people to justice. >> oh, my god, and knocked him to the ground. >> reporter: those who have seen the video. >> this guys and goes and punches him in the face.
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>> reporter: are outraged. >> it gives us a bast name in baltimore. >> it is surprising, but it is dangerous. >> it is awful, obviously. you know, you have to be careful on days. >> reporter: police are saying that they have gotten leads, but made no arrests. >> the public will help us with the case. >> reporter: those who filmed it for fun and posted it provided cops and prosecutors with the key evidence in this vicious attacks. police are saying that victim didn't know about the video's existence until a relative watched it on-line. reporting live, mike hellgren, eyewitness news. >> after the attack, people bragged about it on camera. tens of thousands of people have seen the video on-line across the nation. a prince george's county man learns hesione fate after musted for dealing marijuana. bestman was convicted of 21
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years. the 38-year-old distributed 10,000 pounds of mare won along the east coast. commuters in prince georges county hit a fork in the road when a couple of stray goats stumbled into traffic. the paraphs lose on a busy road. firefighters had to shutdown traffic to capture the animals. they were able to round them up and get them back to the station where they are being cared for. baseball's regular season is off to a pretty nice start after one win. thousands of fans were at oriole park yesterday, for opening day and to mark camden's yard 20th birthday. we were there to see it all. >> it is great. bringing baltimore a win. >> reporter: camden yard comes alive. ( screaming ). >> reporter: the boys of summer are back in baltimore. playing in front of a sold-out
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crowd. >> it is wonderful when you have 40,000 people here. absolutely. >> opening day, such a feeling in baltimore. so much to be proud of. we have a great ball club. great ballpark and great improvements. >> reporter: in celebration of camden yard's 20th anniversary in baltimore city. there is a new bar in center field. >> we are pleased to welcome. >> reporter: before the os through a pitch. a boy stole the show. >> reporter: a new flag court has a better view of the day and a new picnic area to enhance the fan experience. >> i don't get to come to games too often, but i like to see a win. >> i'm excited. i hope that the orioles continue to win. ♪ [ music ] >> jessica kartalija, eyewitness news. >> after one win yesterday, the orioles will take on the twins
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again today. if you are one of the people that base holidays based on candy. easter is putting up huge numbers. according to the new report, easter is the second consuming candy holiday of the year. americans are expected to spend more than $2 billion on candy this easter. there is plenty to go around. 16billion jellybeans. 90million chocolate easter bunnies were made this year. the number one candy holiday, is halloween. >> i'm thinking it is halloween. then i thought, it will be like christmas. >> yeah. something -- >> valentine's day. >> you would think it would be halloween, it is. >> in this building, of course. we know that ron matz is our resident -- >> pusher. >> he brings candy in here.
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second -- traffic team has a stash of candy. jellybeans. peeps. it doesn't matter what time of the year. christie has traffic. >> she shares it. >> i can bring a bag out. >> you need sugar in the morning. >> that's what it is. the hours dictate it. they do. they are early morning or late night people. all right. a pretty decent day. if you are doing the easterege hunts, today is a good day to do it. a gorgeous day. 40 degrees right now. we dropped down 1 degree. 39 right now at bwi marshall. 19 is your dew point. air is dry out there. 44% relative humidity. with a northwest wind at 5 miles per hour. the temperatures are rebounding from the freeze warning in effect since 2:00. cold air in place. the freeze warnings are going to be lifted today and fire concerns because it is day out there. so again, something to be on
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the look out there. 32 in oakland. 37 on the shore. around the immediate metro area. 38 in westminster. winds from the northwest are going to stay with us pretty persistent through the day, but they dropped down a little bit. so, not a very windy day. just a light breeze. enough to keep it comfortable. the temperatures are going to reflect a warmup with minder air from the west and northwest. the chilly air is pretty much into new england, as, as low pressure up in that region starts to move well-off shore. the winds are kind of being pulled out with it. temperatures into the 60s and 70 degree range today and tomorrow. this is the next rain maker. this is the system moved off of the pacific northwest. we will see the leading edge of it with the cloud cover. with the clouds a chance of
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showers on monday, tuesday and wednesday and pleasant conditions. the first portion of this, you see, we don't have a lot of moisture with it, it will be eaten up with the high pressure. then a chance of showers by midweek. the sunrise today at 6:42. excuse me, and if you are going out to sunrise services tomorrow. a very, very cold start to the day like today. the temperatures in the 30 degree. we will call it 55 degrees. small craft advisory today. so, our forecasts like this. mostly sunny and breezy. 65 is our high. the lows around 36. clear to partly cloudy skies. then tomorrow, we will call it near 70 degrees. breezily and sunshine and clouds. clouds increase tomorrow evening. look for 65 degrees on monday. 60 on tuesday. a chance of showers on wednesday. and thursday the return of the sun. the temperatures back up to 60 degrees. >> all right. still to come on eyewitness news saturday morning -- ,,,,,,,,,,
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live look at the inner harbor here in baltimore.
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welcome back to eyewitness news saturday morning. it is sick 45:00. 39 degrees and clear in charm city. texas police officer is killed responding to a call about a drunk man inside of the walmart store. the suspected shot the officer as pointblank range. two walmart employees wrestled and tackled the suspect to the ground until another official arrived. daniel is being charged on capital murder. a cargo train hit as group of men in upstate new york, killing two and injuring a third. the men were trying to outrage the train when it happened. the survivor was taken to the hospital with broken bones and a head injury. police expect him to survive, but it is not clear while they were on the tracks. a bad accident in california brings traffic to a standstill for hours during rush hour. the front hof this armored truck was hanging over the edge of an overpass in los angeles.
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now, traffic police are saying that the driver lost control and crashed into a guard rail and leaked gas to the road. officials had to shutdown the traffic for hours. one person did receive minor injuries. a massive fire rips through several small businesses in southern michigan. firefighters think that the blaze started inside of a cough heavy traffic shop and then spread to several businesses nearby. no one was injured. but three buildings dating back to the early 1900s are destroyed. investigators are still trying to figure out how the blaze began. former nba coach, thomas, is having a rough easter weekend. the hall of famer was fired from his job as head coach for florida international university. he led the team to 26 wins in just three seasons. he said that the move was a complete shock. no word if he is considering a return to coaching at the pro level. >> all right. >> all right.
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so, they decided to take a break from saving the world after a few superheroes visited with sick children at sinai. >> and batman made the trip despite a brush with the law. >> reporter: straight from gotham city, batman made an entrance at the children's hospital and joined spiderman and wonder woman for a superheroes party. >> they are conaccidently fighting for their lives. if this helps them. that's what it is all about. >> there is your super girl cape. >> reporter: batman was in the
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media recently with his now infamous bat mobile. this license plate almost got him in trouble with the law last month. montgomery county police stopped robinson, because he forgot to take off his batman tags. >> it was unbelievable how nice they were. >> reporter: all of the while making friends with the officers just like he and the other superheroes went over every child patient. >> a lot of them care. >> reporter: this 7-year-old has leukemia. he likes wonder woman. >> how about a high-five. >> reporter: batman is his favorite. >> i have a toy that is a bad cave with robin and batman and -- his helicopter. >> reporter: the caped crusader making a difference one hospital at a time. andrea fujii, eyewitness news. >> and can imagine what the
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cars were thinking. the drivers were thinking. >> he probably could have caused a chain collision. >> i think the police were like, where does he get wonderful toys. he is our friend. well, the organization put on the party there that invited batman and wonder woman and spiderman. >> why can't they come here. >> yes. we have a lot of villains here. >> yes. we have villains here. >> four or five on this crew right now. [ laughter ] >> present company excluded. when we come back, the ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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gorgeous start to the weekend. we've enjoyed these
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temperatures. well, temperatures started off little cool, but a nice rebound by midday. temperatures gotten into the mid-60s and together day today. 65 is the high. sunshine and blue skies tomorrow. much the same, 70 degrees in parts of the area. a chance of showers for monday, tuesday and wednesday. 65, 60. then 56. clear into the week on thursday. the temperatures into the low 60s. a dog is supposed to be a man's best friend, right? until it eating four tickets to the master's golf tournament. >> that's what russ bergman's dog did. he waited out the pet's system and tried to piece the tickets together. >> oh, but -- fortunately, the masters had a sense of humor. they like dogs, too. they gave in four brand new tickets. >> now, russ gave the dog hydrogen peroxide to bring them back up, but it didn't hurt the dog. the dog is fine.
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the tickets. well, you see the outcome. >> what do you say the russ, how about putting them in a high place. somewhere where the dog cannot get to them. >> dogs heat money. they eat -- i mean, dogs -- are dogs. they find things. the dog ate my lottery tickets. if i can call the maryland a lottery authority. the dog ate my ticket. >> we will be much obliged. >> either one of the dogs could have swallowed the passes whole. >> but he knows it is her. >> all right. of course, you can -- >> look at her. >> yeah. >> but she was not the one sitting up straight. >> the hyper one. >> right. >> look, look. so, he knows. >> you can see all of the final rounds of the masters right here on eyewitness news. of course, tiger woods and the
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hunt, but he is way back and mcllroy is leading the charge. >> is he? >> yeah. >> i just wait and see. that's our report for this saturday morning. there is another hour of eyewitness news coming up. ,,,,,
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good morning. coming up next on eyewitness news saturday morning -- a military jet crashes into a virginia neighborhood. the very latest on the investigation into the fiery wreck. i'm meghan mccorkell. a city police officer confronted a gunman during a double shooting. the latest on the investigation. good morning. i'm andrea fujii. hitting the roads for the holiday weekend despite high gas prices. how are drivers tweaking their trips to save money? that's just ahead. plus, it's been a beautiful week so far. as we begin the easter weekend. look at the sun coming through the trees dismorning. it is a nice start, but will it stay that way? meteorologies tim williams has more in the first warning weather five-day forecast. good morning. everyone. it may not feel like it yet
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this morning, but spring is officially here. you know what that means? it is time to hit the water. coming up -- we will have more from sea dog cruises. we will be right back. good morning. welcome back to eyewitness news saturday morning -- it is 7:01. i'll gigi barnett. >> i'm tim williams. the temperatures are around to 40 degree mark. coming off of a freeze warning in affect for much of the area. blue skies, sunshine. just a light breeze from the northwest is what you will be greet would outside today. if you are going outside for sunrise services tomorrow. much the same as today. dress for it. chilly, 32 in oakland. 12 in ocean city and 39 at bwi
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marshall. freeze warnings in affect for the northern tier of the state until 9:00. the sun warms things up nicely. sunshine and blue skies. the complete first warning weather seven-day forecast is coming up. >> thank you. now, here is what people are talking about this morning. rescue workers are searching for three people missing. after a navy fighter jet crashes into a virginia beach apartment building. believe lovenson with the latest from the seen. >> reporter: red tape marks off the site where an f18 hornet crashed into a virginia beach apartment complex. crews worked through the night looking for the three people unaccounted for. this's the scene on friday afternoon. the force of the impact shook the ground. >> well, we had an earthquake, what, six months ago. i thought it was one of them. didn't expect a plane crash. >> reporter: the fighter jet
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had taken off for a training flight. >> initial indications are that the aircraft suffered -- a catastrophic mechanical malfunction. >> reporter: an eye witness snapped this photograph of the plane dumping fuel. the disviction would have been worse if the jet crashed with all of its few onboard. investigators will be here throughout the day trying to determine what caused the navy jet to go down. it could take weeks or months for an answer. the navy is collecting as many partses of the plane as it can for the investigation, including the shattered remains of the cockpit. from the air you can see the extent of the damage. several buildings at the complex are destroyed. >> i lost everything. we don't have renter's insurance. my baby cannot -- >> reporter: the residents worked together to save lives. >> we had people going back in for other people that, they had already evacuated their homes and wanted to help out. >> reporter: seven people,
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including the two pilots were taken to the hospital. one of the pilots is still there with minor injuries. in virginia, drew levinson, eyewitness news. >> the flames destroyed 40 units of the apartment. a maryland man learns his fate after plotting to bomb a military recruiting center. the judge sentenced martinez to 25 year business hind bars yesterday. before his sentencing, the 22- year-old renowned terrorism in federal court, calling his actions wrong. police caught martinez in a sting when he placed what he thought was an armed bomb in front of a building that had u.s. soldiers inside. the search is on this morning for the gunman who opened fire on a busy baltimore street and left two people in the hospital. meghan mccorkell with more. >> reporter: good morning. it was a shootout right in the middle of the da , a baltimore city police officer found a
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gunman opening fire on two men. it is a scene witnesses describe as a madhouse. >> and heard the shots. booming boom. >> the gunman stands on north 7 opened fire on two men walking downside walk. a police officer just around the corner hears the gunshots and rushes to the scene. >> the patrol officer was in uniform. he confronted the suspect. the suspect got into a vehicle. >> reporter: the officer fires on the suspects, but they got away in a silver car. a eyewitness news crew captured this cell phone video moments after the shoot out. police swarming the area. the two targets of the gunman both shot. witnesses are saying that one of the shooting victims stager today the gas station parking lots and collapsed. sky eye chopper 13 over the scene. as paramedics work on the man. the other victim fell on the sidewalk. >> one of the gentlemen was on the ground.
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a police officer was attending to him. >> both men rushed to the hospital. now, manhunt is on for the shooter and his getaway driver. >> if you have information on who the suspect or suspects were, contact police. >> reporter: as the neighborhood cleans up from this terrifying ordeal. police are telling us they have found a car that they believe is linked to the shooting. they will not say if it is the get away car. meghan mccorkell, eyewitness news. >> so far, there is no word this morning on the condition of the two victims. a local charity is doing cleanup this morning after a large fire destroys a barn full of donations. it happened last night in westminster. a fast moving fire ripped through a barn belongings to the mission. no word on howl to started. but investigators are saying no one was injured. if you thought traffic was really bad before, it is only going to get worse for some
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drivers. starting next friday, construction workers will shut down some lanes of the expressway near 29th street. the "baltimore sun" is reporting that the northbound and southbound closures will reduce the traffic flow by a third. it can take a week or two or a month or two. if traffic does utnot put you at a standstill. high gas prices might do the job. the gas prices hit $4 in maryland, in time for the heavy traffic holiday weekend. now, as andrea fujii reports, drivers are coping with the prices. >> reporter: good morning. right now maryland is just 5- cents a gallon away from hitting the state's all-time high and don't expect relief any time soon. despite maryland gas prices averaging $4 a gallon, travelers are driving to their holiday destinations. but to save money, this family
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from new jersey, is brown- bagging it as a rest spot. >> it is $55 now. it used to cost us maybe $30 to fill up. so, is harder. >> reporter: another new jersey native took a smaller car on his trip to north carolina to save gas. >> just under $4 in new jersey. pretty expensive. actually, pretty expensive. >> reporter: the national average for a gallon is $3.93. it hit $4 in maryland on thursday. one year ago, it was $3.69. >> this is the time where we begin to see them typically creep up, but they have been creeping up all year. >> reporter: gas prices are only expected to go higher as refineries switch to summer fuel blends and for drivers, that's hard news to accept. >> it is crazy. ridiculous how much it costs. >> ridiculous. i have a diesel. it is killing me.
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>> gas prices on the east coast are higher right now than the rest of the country. that's because of the threat of two oil refineries possibly shutting down in the northeast. reporting live, andrea fujii, eyewitness news. >> if you are searching like everyone to find the cheapest gas in your neighborhood, go to wjz.com. well, gas may be high, but so is the excitement surrounding baltimore as the orioles start the regular season. [ applause ] >> 45,000 people packed into camden yards to see the orioles take on the twins on opening day yesterday. they did not leave disappointed. the weather was perfect. the team took home a nice victory as well. the regular season might be one day old, but the orioles are undefeated. >> undefeated. 45,000 fans and, and, that fellow. >> yes. the little guy.
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>> yeah. yeah. >> i'm interested, of course, our website here, wjz.com -- we have been talking about the new fields. we have not talked about how much it cost a regular family, a typical family to go and eat all of the new food. if you want yesterday, we are curious to know how much you spent with the crab cakes and the fish tacos. >> i don't add in sodas our beer. >> a lot of few places to eat, but wjz.com. just let us know what you tab was for opening day. okay. we'll see. >> a lot of money. >> all right. we need to start doing orioles gift certificates. >> that is a good idea. they should sell them. >> i think they have figured out howl to make that dollar. i'm not sure, but a suspicion. all right, a look at the inner harbor. the sea dog is out making the
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maiden voyages around. we will be down there with monique griego in a few moments on how you can get onboard at the attracts. right now, 40 degrees at bwi marshall and a west- northwesterly wind at 3 miles per hour. around the state, temperatures ranging from 32 in oakland to 46 down at the river. 39 in easton. northwest winds have been with us throughout the last few days. a freeze warning in effect as result until 9:00 laws of the winds being pushed in because of the high pressure in canada. it is starting to sink. now, we're going have less of a wind today then yesterday, but we're going to have the light breeze. with that wind it is very dry out there.
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so, even after the freeze warning is lifted, we're dealing with fire concerns. we have not had rain. it is just very dry. so -- fire watch is, in -- in affect for the entire region up- and-down, really, from new england to virginia. this is our next rain maker. a system that moved in off of the pacific northeast. it will move to the east. we will see more and more clouds tomorrow evening and monday. the chance of showers will come on monday and tuesday. the leading edge of this is eaten up by the high pressure. it is pleasant. the temperatures up to the 70 degree range tomorrow. a chance of showers on monday. but we're not going to call for a large amount of precipitation out of this. the better chance on monday, tuesday and in a better chance on wednesday. the sunset is 7. 7 -- 7:37.
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the sun rise services tomorrow are very chilly. dress for winter weather. so, 65 degrees today. mostly cloudy skies and breezy. lows down around 36 degrees. clear to partly cloudy skies. then 68 tomorrow. 65 on monday. 60 on tuesday. 56 on wednesday and 60 on thursday. still to come on eyewitness news -- ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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welcome back to eyewitness news saturday morning. march the 7th. as we take take a look at the sea dog at the inner harbor. one of the hacker's fastest attraction. we have a small craft advisory for the boaters taking advantage of the early season, but it is calm right now. the temperatures in the 40s after a 65 degrees daytime high. mostly sunny skies and breezy. 36 tonight. clear and partly cloudy skies and then tomorrow, 68 degrees. sunshine and clouds. 70 degrees around the area for your easter sunday. your first warning weather seven-day forecast is coming up. >> thanks. first, back to the other top stories of the morning. sad news in the world of art this morning after the sudden death of popular painter thomas kincade after a family spokesperson said that he died of what appears to chief
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natural causes as his home near san francisco. his paintings hang in 1 out of 20 american households. he was 54. a tug boat capsizes near new york's liberty island. the crew was trying to lift something with a crane and their vessel tipped over. three workers were injured. they were rescued by a passing ferry boat. the tugboat was captained by the same man who helped save passengers from the miracle on the hudson plane crash. police in gavin strength, texas, have caught up with the so-called dancing burglar. he was a sunsation thanks to his surveillance video. this shows him busting a move at the scene of a robbery. suspects at a -- students at a local high school did turn him
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in. >> we saw his moves and swag. we were dealing with a smooth criminal. the mother called hit out to the living room and called him out. said, what is that. that's my swag, momma. >> charges are pending against the 16-year-old and two adults for taking fire extinguisher. no word if they used it to put out the red hot dance moves. >> so, they stole an ex-- extinguisher and -- it is my swag. well, a leisurely cruise that has shifted into over drive. >> yes. sea dog cruises are back in overdrive. monique griego has her deck shoes on and ready for a ride. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we were laughing at me earlier. because i had that on, but i
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put my heels on, because i was going to see so much shorter for my interview. you cannot tell what i'm wearing right now. it is chilly this morning, but warmer weather is here. so, things a that harbser opening up. it will get busy. joining me down is dan lehman. the manager for sea dog cruises. you opened. >> yes. we opened up yesterday. sold out our cruises. >> reporter: so, people who don't know a sea dog cruise, what is it? >> sea dog is a 50 minute sight seeing and speedboat live. we do a live narration as the sights along the river here. then we speed up to 30 knots. 35 miles per hour and do a speed boat ride turns to the key bridge and back. >> reporter: it is a different way to see the harbor. most people you can walk along
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here. explain the differences. how will you experience it differently. >> reporter: it is the best way to see baltimore. everything on the inner harbor here. it is your best access to ft. mchenry. you can see all of the points. >> reporter: we are bundled up, like i said, but yesterday you opened up. the warms up during the day. how was the weather yesterday? >> it is great. when it is above 60 degrees. it is warm enough to go on the boat. right now it is chilly, but in the water is nice. >> you open at noon. >> yes. cruises every two hours until 6:00. >> reporter: okay. thank you for joining us. the cruises do sell out. he said book early. book ahead if you want to come out. more from dan in a bit. back to you. tim and gigi. >> are you going to stand on the front geng go, i'm king of the world. >> no. you will not camp meal falling in the water. >> in heels.
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>> all right, we will check back in 20 minutes. all right. still to come on eyewitness news saturday morning -- ,,,,,,,
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5 days of first warning weather. 65 degrees. and 68 tomorrow. 65 on monday. a chance of showers on tuesday and wednesday. 65, 65 on monday, 60 on tuesday.
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and the chance of showers into wednesday. 56 and then the temperatures come back up with the return of the sun on thursday. 60 degrees. the new leader of baltimore's half of a million catholics is settling. >> the archbishop is saying that his mission is to get it know the people, priests and parishioners. >> reporter: the bishop is in town setting up shop here. after serving in connecticut. >> when i told my mom that i was appointed archbishop of baltimore, she recalled innocently that wonderful day we had spent together in baltimore. >> the archbishop has strong ties to maryland, his first assignment was an associate pastor. in washington, d.c. and connecticut. there, he restructured catholic schools and was a voice for religious liberty and traditional marriage.
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[ applause ] >> a charge he will continue to lead here in maryland, as the state's sem sex marriage law heads to referendum his fall. >> teach, teach, about what marriage is. we will dee so in love. this is not a matter of trying to advance an id aug, but communicating the truth. >> reporter: the archbishop comes down stronger on president barack obama mandate. >> government has no business defining churches and no business saying that we have to abandoned or teachings. ♪ [ music ] >> the bishop becomes the 16th archbishop of the nation's oldest after dice us next month. >> i'm so happy to come here. very honored to serve. >> mary bubala, eyewitness news. >> the bishop's installation is set for may 16th at the
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cathedral. >> well, a wonderful person. he is. coming up next on eyewitness news saturday morning -- ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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welcome back to eyewitness news saturday morning -- it is 7:30. i'm gigi barnett. >> i'm tim williams. the temperatures around 40 degrees across central maryland after a freeze warning in effect. it is in effect through 9:00. the sun is up and temperatures are starting to rebound nicely. with temperatures starting off in the 40 degrees range now. 7:00, 7:30 hour, a day high high of 12 degrees. and mostly sunny, the lows around 36 and clear to partly cloudy skies and 68 tomorrow.
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sunshine and chilly at sunrise, that is important for a lot of folks out and about and 70 degrees is our high. so, your complete first warning weather seven-day forecast is coming up. >> thanks, time. first, here is what people are talking about this morning. rescue workers are still looking for three people unaccounted for after a navy jet crashes into a virginia beach apartment building. drew levinson with the latest. >> reporter: red tape marks off the site where an f18 hornet slammed into a virginia beach apartment complex. crews worked through the night looking for the three people unaccounted for. this is the scene friday afternoon. the force of the impact shook the ground. >> well, we had an earthquake six months ago. i thought it was one of those again. nothing big. i didn't expect a plane crash. >> reporter: the fighter jet the just taken off for a training flight. >> initial indications are that
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the aircraft suffered a catastrophic mechanical malfunction. >> reporter: an eyewitness thought this photograph of the plane dumping fuel before the crashed. officials are saying that the destruction could have been worse if it crashed with the fuel onboard. investigators will be here through the day, determining what caused the navy jet to go down. it could take weeks or months for an answer. the navy is collecting as many partses of the plane as it can for the investigation. including the shattered remains of the cockpit. from the air you can see the extent of the damage. several buildings at the complex are destroyed. >> i lost everything. we don't have renner's insurance. >> reporter: residents worked together to save lives. >> we had people going back in for other people that they had already evacuated their homes and wanted to help out. >> seven people, including the two pilots were taken to the hospital. one of the pilots is still there with minor injuries. in virginia beach, drew
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levinson, eyewitness news. >> the flames destroyed about 40 units of that apartment. a former california high school teacher is behind bars this morning accused of having sex with a student. james hooker sexually abused a a 17-year-old student teaching back in 1998. hooker made head lines when he revealed his relationship with another student on dr. phil. now, that girl's mother is fighting to keep him behind bars. >> i'm elated. this is my contention all along. james hooker is a predator. he abused his position of authority. >> reporter: and relatives are saying that the 18-year-old left hooker after the acharges were announced. he is in jail on a 50 thousand dollars bail. also in california, a rape victim is forced to spend time in a juvenile hall to make sure that he testifies against her attacker. a judge made the decision two weeks ago after the 17-year-old
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failed to appear at a previous court date. her attorneys are demanding that the court free the team, but the prosecutors are trying to protect the public. >> it is a very dangerous man out there. we believe him to be a serial rapist. we are doing what we have to do. >> it is wrong. it is absolutely outrageous this child is continuing to be treated like this. >> the teen will remain in custody until the next court date later this month. city police are trying to find a group of people caught on tape and beating and robbing a tourist. we want to warn you that some of the images you have about to see may be disturbing. this is the video that was posted on-line showing several people attacking a a man last month. now, police are using that same video to track down the people involved. investigators are saying that the man had been celebrating on st. patrick's day and making his way back to his hotel. >> he had every right to leave
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where he was and get back to where he wanted to be safely. their behavior was criminal. he was relieved of his property after he was assaulted and a lot of other things were done to him disturbing to look at. >> and the man reportedly woke up the next day in his hotel with cuts and bruises and very little memory of the night before. five people are behind bars this morning, charged with a very strange crime in china. detectives are saying a 17-year- old boy sold one of his kidneys on the black market to get an iphone and an ipad. now, the doctor is facing charges with four ore people who helped with the procedure and looked for donors on-line. dozens of homes owners are picking up the pieces and cleaning up a mess after a powerful tornado rolls through part of eastern texas. a number of homes were damaged by the tornado near dallas.
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16 homes have been destroyed. well, volunteers are helping with the clean up efforts. but tuesday's storm is the start to the violent bring. as alex demetrick explains. you not fight them. >> reporter: tornadoes are terrifying enough from a distance. but as they close in, so does the window of opportunity to survive. anything wrong enough to toss a school bus is more than enough to kill. >> they are of moving targets. rapidly developing targets. >> dr. sullivan is the chief scientist for noaa, who is building new satellites to track tornadoes. >> the important thing is to spot the clouds developing in the way that could become super cells. and then monitoring the super cells. >> reporter: the western hemisphere, the satellite can zoom to the top of the super
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cells providing a fresh image. >> the best minds in the world cannot tell you. >> tim has been spend 30 years chasing the storms. >> this is going to give me, like guys in the field, a chance to where the thunderstorms will initiate. >> reporter: spotting them early is the best defense, it is the only defense. >> getting people on the ground to kind of lead time they need to get out of the way. taking the action. >> reporter: alex demetrick, eyewitness news. >> the tew tornado tracking september is set to launch in 2015. well, we have -- waited and now the first of three mega millions jackpot winners has come forward. but it is not the ticket sold here in maryland. >> now, the news all of us have been waiting for, we have our winner -- >> the winner is in kansas and wants to remain anonymous.
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we will never know who they are. they will take their share of the record $656 million jackpot in a lump sum, that is worth $110 million after taxes. the maryland a lottery is saying no winter here, despite a week's worth of rumors. if you are not a millionaire don't worry. you will not have to miss out on easy ways to save money when it comes to your home. sheer mary bubala. >> good morning. today's energy saver focuses on your hot water heater. lower the thermostat. insulate your storage tanks and be careful not it cover the thermostat. try insulating the first 6 feet of the hot and cold water pipes. i'm mary bubala, trying to help you be an energy saver. >> all right. thank you. for more information on of you can be an energy saver go to wjz.com.
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some surprise play in round two of golf's master in georgia. fred couples who plays on the senior tour shot 5-under-par. he is shocked to be tied for the lead. now, the same can't be said for tiger woods who shot three over par. 75. his worst in eight years. tune into eyewitness news later today for round three. our coverage begins at 3:30. >> we were talking about the addition to the masters. the orioles opening day yesterday and many people were out there. how many fans? >> 45,000 fans. we wanted to know how much does it cost just to eat. >> right. >> at oriole park. >> right. we featured the new things you can have. the crab cakes and the burgers. well, charles, hopefully, we're pronouncing your name. just a typical family.
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he said the e-mail. >> crab cakes, $15. an additional $1 if you want tartar sauce and he had to do that. so, no meat on good friday. chicken fingers andifys. $10. a soda for a small. $4.50. a beer is $8. so, for 2 adults and 111-year- old, $52. >> wow. on top of the ticket. >> and then souvenirs. >> because you have an 11-year- old. >> on opening day. >> that is a lot of money. >> but if you love the os, you will spend it. >> yes. >> have a great day. >> that gives you an idea how much it costs to enjoy a day at the ballpark and camden yard is quiet now. excuse me. the orioles will take the field again food with the twins. the second of their three game series. so, 40 degrees today.
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we got to 61 yesterday. it was comfortable at the ballpark. with the temperatures going up to 65 degrees. we are at, just around 12, well, bel air is that 40 degrees. 46 in annapolis. with the light wind from the northwest. we are going to have another delightful day. chilly starting, but it will be a comfortable day overall with the sun. sunshine, few clouds, but a light breeze is going to come in from the northwest. the next rain maker comes from the northwest as well. we're watching a system that will eventually bring more cloud cover into the area by, say, tomorrow evening. then a chance of rain, monday, tuesday and wednesday. until then a pleasant day and weekend is shaping up. sunrise services tomorrow for folks. it will be chilly. it warms us nicely. the temperatures up to 70 degrees. so, small craft advisory in effect through today. the next high tide is now at
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7:35. we will be talking about the small craft advisorys. we will be down there with the sea dog here in a few moments. 65 today. 36 tonight. partly cloudy skies and 68 on sunday. 65 on monday. 60, 56 and 60. for tuesday, wednesday and thursday. all right. still to come on eyewitness news saturday morning -- ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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welcome to eyewitness news saturday morning. it looks lick the out back. the sun coming through the trees on eyewitness news. at 7:45. it is 40 degrees and clear in baltimore. well, if you have a feed for speed this holiday and a love for sight seeing. we have the perfect ride for you. >> eyewitness news is live at the inner harbor this morning. monique griego is live.
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the sea dog speed cruises. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, tim and gigi. want to take a sea dog cruise. the sun is out and the weather is warming up. so the perfect time to come to the harbor and enjoy everything it has to offer and joining me is beth. she is from sea dog cruises. >> good morning. >> reporter: so, tell us about the see dog cruise experience. >> it is so much fun. we had our grand opening yesterday. we sold out all of our cruises. we go down the harbor, the river and past -- mchenry. it is the bicentennial celebration. we go past the sugar merchandising plan. all kinds of places and live narration that is fun explaining to families and visitors what baltimore is about. >> you guys sold out yesterday.
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so, this is something that you might want to back in advance. >> absolutely. you can go on our website, seadogcruises.com. you can come down to the harbor. we have a ticket kiosk here as well. >> how fast does it go? >> i was so lucky, i got my first sea dog ride this past week and once we are past the fort. they go fast. about 35 miles per hour. >> reporter: it really is a different way to see the harbor. would you say. some of the things you will never get to go around walking. >> exactly right. to see the sugar factory from that view. the boat factory. which is very, very popular and famous here in baltimore. >> reporter: early this morning it was chilly. i still have my coats on, but she has short sleeves on. the weather was perfect. families, bring your kids out? >> absolutely. it is a wonderful experience
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for families and a wonderful experience for corporate groups to do team building adventures. we can, you can take our boat and just have your own group on there. it is so much fun. in addition to that, we have spirit cruises, wonderful opportunities on the bigger boats for corporate events. >> reporter: thank you very much, i appreciate it. the sea dog cruises are open seven days a week. so, you can come on the weekends, the might be busier. or during the week come and bring your family. have you taken one? >> not yet, but if you are game, we're game. >> i'm game. >> all right. guys. >> okay. monique griego, reporting live. >> all right. >> from the harbor. >> all right. still ahead on eyewitness news saturday morning -- ,,,,,,,
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well, the zoo is celebrating bring. >> the homer. >> we are here with amy and flanders. who is one of her annual mascots. >> that is right. he will be out of bunny bonanza today. he was out world, 5,000 of them, and he was out yesterday, wonderful a good friday and emily will be out as well. you will see her, too. >> he has a girlfriend.
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>> tell us about the big bunnies. >> they are giants. they live up to their name. he is between 16 and 17 pounds. he is not fat, believe it or not. he is boned, big boned. they were originally made for meat production. but they actually do make very good pets. i don't remember getting them this time of the year. which anybody from the humane society, they end up in shelters, but if you want a rabbit get a big bunny that kids can not smoosh. >> walk on a leash. >> you can walk them on leashes. you can litter box train them easily, but come out to 1ally bonanza to see them. you can see them and our mascot the penguin. the big tall manly penguin. other animal ambassadors today
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and tomorrow. again it was yesterday, it is from 10:00 to 2:00. you will see it. for the crowds. thank you for the wonderful weather, we appreciate it. you did all that you could for that. >> candy maker, mary sue sponsors it. >> yes. they will be. mary sue and fudgetastic foods are coming out. so, a lot of people. mary sue gives us 15,000 eggs for this event. that is fantastic. so the kid comes out and do the egg hunt. they get a prize. there is different crafts for the kids. face paging and lots of things for them to do. so, come out and get your picture with the easter bunny. different items for animals throughout the zoo. >> does he make a clipping noise. >> it is his nails. >> he needs a manicure. >> the time had. >> 10:00 to 2:00 today and tomorrow. >> okay. you can find information on
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maryland zoo -- >> dot org. >> so, come out and early. we had 5,000 people yesterday. it will be crowded the next two days. so, come out and support us, please. >> so, you start with the ears. >> yes. already. you are holding onto the rear. so, you have to eat the ears. >> we're not talking about you. >> no. no. >> all right. amy. come out to see them. thank you, amy. >> thank you for having us. we ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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65 today and 70 tomorrow. 65 on monday. 60, 56 and 60. can for tuesday, wednesday and thursday. >> so, amy, you are expecting 5,000 more today. >> we hope so. it is free with admission. so, come out. >> is there a capacity for the zoo? >> we had 11,000 a few years ago. that was a lot, but 5,000 is
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comfortable. we have the space for that. >> so, get out and enjoy. amy at the zoo. thank you for bringing out flanders. >> thank you. that's our report. captions provided by: capt ion colorado, llc. phone: 1-800-775-7838. email: comments@captcolo.com. ,,
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